Divorce Solicitors – What is a ‘no-fault’ divorce?

Divorce Solicitors – What is a ‘no-fault’ divorce?

The Government have finally announced plans to reform divorce law in the UK. Following years of consultations, campaigns and frustrations for many family lawyers, these reforms are a welcome introduction. However, it is unlikely that this option will be available for...
Prenuptial agreements – FAQs

Prenuptial agreements – FAQs

When should I think about getting a pre-nup? The date for the big day is set, the Pinterest board is filled with beautiful ideas and the arguments about who is and isn’t on the guest list are now into double figures. There’s one outstanding issue which needs to be...
‘DIY’ Divorces – what could go wrong?

‘DIY’ Divorces – what could go wrong?

Last month, we published an article detailing the different processes available to resolve finances on separation.  No matter what process has been used, once an agreement has been reached it is vital that the agreement is recorded in a final financial order. Last...
Divorce and Finances: Choosing the right process for you

Divorce and Finances: Choosing the right process for you

The process of a divorce may seem overwhelming. Following a separation, there might be disputes relating to the matrimonial assets and arrangements for the children and there are a number of options available to separating couples to try and resolve those issues. It...
Unmarried Couples Entitlements and Cohabitation Agreements

Unmarried Couples Entitlements and Cohabitation Agreements

The number of cohabitating families has increased by almost 30% in the last decade, which has led to a rise in complex legal disputes after a break-up. It is a common misconception that cohabitants possess the same legal rights and obligations as a married couple or a...
To blame or not to blame…

To blame or not to blame…

  The September 2017 issue of our newsletter included an article tackling the topic of ‘no-fault’ divorces following the Court of Appeal’s decision in the case Owens v Owens.  One year on, and following Mrs Owen’s dismissed appeal in the Supreme Court, this...